JEE Main Latest Updates 2017: One of the most sought after engineering entrance exam, JEE Main, is due to be held on April 02, 08 and 09, 2017. Almost, 13 lakh candidates apply for the exam every year, chasing their dream to get admission into best engineering colleges and university of the nation. In all, the total number of institutes which will be participating in the exam are 92. Out of which, there will 23 IITs, 31 NITs, 20 IIITs, and 18 GFTIs. For those passionate engineering aspirants, who do not want to miss even a single event of the exam, Entrancecorner brings all the latest updates of JEE Main 2017. Stay updated with us and do not miss out any event of the exam.
March 14, 2017- JEE Main 2017 Admit Card Available
CBSE has released the admit card of JEE Main 2017. To download the admit card candidates have to enter their application number, date of birth and security pin. The JEE Main 2017 admit card is available only in online mode. The admit card of JEE Main 2017 contains the name and address of the exam centre along with the candidate’s name, father’s name,roll number, date of birth, category, photograph, signature etc.
January 25, 2017 – JEE Main 2017 Application Form Correction Window Functional Now
CBSE has made functional the application correction portal for JEE Main 2017. The applicants may access the correction window to rectify errors in the application form. To access the window, candidates will have to login by submitting the Application Number and Password. The last date to make corrections is February 03, 2017, however, the requisite amount of fee can be paid until February 04, 2017.
January 24, 2017 – JEE Main 2017 Acknowledgement Page Available
The portal to download the acknowledgement page became active on January 24, 2017. After downloading the acknowledgement page, the candidates can check the details and make corrections from the correction portal.
January 18, 2017 – Deadline to Submit Application Fee Extended by a Day
Earlier, the last date to submit the application fee was January 17, 2016. However, it was been extended by one day. Candidates can now remit the fee amount until January 18, 2017. If the candidates will not submit the JEE Main Application Fee, their application will be rejected.
January 09, 2017 – Correction Facility to be Provided from January 25 Announced
CBSE has announced that the candidates will be able to make corrections in the application form from January 25, 2017. The candidates will be able to correct all the details but change the mode of exam from CBT to P&P. The extra amount of fee for the changes can be submitted through e-challan or online payment gateway.
December 30, 2016 – Deadline to Submit JEE Main Application Form Extended
As per the information brochure, the last date to submit the application form of JEE Main was January 02, 2017. However, on the request of school and students, the deadline to fill and submit the form has been extended until January 16, 2017. The candidates may now submit the application fee until January 17, 2017.
December 10, 2016 – Portal for Rectification of Images Became Live
Recently, the Board has made functional the JEE Main 2017 Images Correction Portal. The candidates who have filled the application form can access the portal to check whether their application form has been submitted or not.
December 09, 2016 – CBSE to Use Digi-Scoring Technique
It has been announced that this year Digi-Scoring OMR sheets will be used. It will capture the data in tamper proof format and will allow the Board to save cost and time. The Digi-Scoring technique is expected to bring more transparency into functionality and give out more accurate results.
Various reports also claim that this year the Board will use Aadhaar Linked Biometric system. However, CBSE has not made any official announcement regarding this.
December 01, 2016 – Availability of Application Form and Information Brochure
CBSE released the Application Form of JEE Main 2017, on December 01, 2017. The forms are only available online, until January 02, 2017. The candidates may submit the application fee till January 03, 2017. Apart from this, complete information about JEE Main was released via the brochure. The candidates can check eligibility, application process, important dates, exam pattern, syllabus and more information about JEE Main 2017 – From Here
November 27, 2016 – List of Facilitation Centres Revealed
CBSE has collaborated with UIDAI to establish various facilitation centres for JEE Main 2017. The candidates can approach any of the centres and seek solutions for their queries regarding Aadhaar Card. From the centres, the candidates may also apply for the document.
November 19, 2016 – CBSE Issues the Clarification
The requirement of Aadhaar Card as a mandatory document, for filling JEE Main 2017 Application Form, created havoc among the aspirants. The most perplexed were those JEE aspirants who belonged to the state of Assam, Meghalaya and Jammu & Kashmir because the Government has not issued Aadhaar Card for these states yet.
To ease the issue, the Board issued a clarification notice regarding Aadhaar Card in JEE Main. Through it, the Board made clear that the candidates of these three states may apply via Bank Account Number, Ration Card Number, Voter ID Number, or any other Govt, approved ID proof. The international candidates may use the Passport number to apply.
November 19, 2016 – Website Becomes Functional and Dates for CBT Announced
The official website of JEE Main 2017 came live today, on November 19, 2016. With it, the Board announced that the Computer Based Test of the examination will be held on April 08 and 09, 2017.
The very first notice regarding JEE Main 2017 was released on November 18. Through it, CBSE did not only announced that the P&P exam will be held on April 02, 2017 but also declared that Aadhaar Card is a mandatory requirement of applying. The notice clearly indicated that the data in the Aadhaar Card and School Record should match else, the candidature will be harmed. Apart from this, it was also announced that the application form for JEE Main 2017 will be available from December 01, 2016.